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Address: Cusco 084, Peru
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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$85*
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Private Cusco City Tour Including Main Archaeological Sites
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Cusco Horseback Riding Tour Around Sacsayhuaman

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Beyond history tour with David

This was a place with so much history not only of this world but beyond, such an amazing place and David helped us understand not only the stones and the customs but helped us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a place with so much history not only of this world but beyond, such an amazing place and David helped us understand not only the stones and the customs but helped us appreciate the significance of the plant life around it.

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took it easy our first day, rested for a few hours in the hotel and then took a taxi (~S12) from the Plaza de Armas to Sacsayhuaman. We gave in and hired a guide which actually made the exploration more interesting and fun as he pointed out details we certainly would not have noticed on our own. It was... More 

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Thank jendespain
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was amazing to see these huge stones that were placed there without modern technology. It is nice to know they are still excavating the sight. Leaving the site it was a little frustrating passing through all of the people trying to sell trinkets.

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Thank Allison S
Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's not Machu Picchu, but it's a massive site with amazing sites (the largest stone weighs 128 tons, and was brought there from 15km away- how???), the tour guides are very informative, also has a natural rock slide built in that is fun

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Thank strizzi
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's just too hard to describe how beautiful this place is. The imposing stone walls against the mountainous background is an awesome sight. I find it the most beautiful in the Cusco region.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My title says it all. It was also the only place we saw alpacas!! Beautiful site, and good little stroll that's not too winding as you acclimatize! FYI: costs no more than 10 soles to get there or come back from plaza de armas.

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Thank Jd and P G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Being completely honest, a lot of people might not like the place, however the ones that have passion for history and culture should really visit Sacsayhuaman. It is amazingly vibrant ruins of hundred years that allows you to have a glimpse of the history of Peru.

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Larchmont, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Saqsayhuaman left me in awe. Be sure to visit the tunnels on the Water Temple side. There is a trail leading back down to the central plaza of Cusco which is safe and an easy hike.

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Thank jimshoes
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can just drive up in a bus... but it is well worth the climb through the city. Along the way we stopped at a wood carvers shop: excellent craftsmanship!

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Estocolmo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is actually by far larger than Machu Picchu and more accessible. It is also much more impressive in that the stones were moved from elsewhere and some of them way many tones (10000 kg or more). Another great advantage is that there are no queues!

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